Welcome to the Queen City

When students come to Xavier University, they get a cozy campus with all the benefits of the big city of Cincinnati just down the road. Yes, Cincinnati is famous for baseball, chili, and events on the Ohio River. But we can also brag about the region’s multiple Fortune 500 companies, its quaint neighborhoods, a variety of festivals and entertainment for all occasions. It’s the perfect place to start a career or unwind after a long day. Explore what’s great about going to college in Cincinnati.

How Cincinnati Stacks Up

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More Cincinnati Stats

#1 Best Place to Live in OhioU.S. News & World Report, 2024
#1 Best City for New College GradsSmartAsset, 2022
#31 Best Place to Start a CareerWalletHub, 2024

Fun Facts About Cincinnati

Biggest Oktoberfest in America
Three Professional Sports Teams
Five Fortune 500 Companies
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Explore Cincinnati

See some of Cincinnati's most popular events, places, entertainment and festivals that students can experience year-round.
Fun in the City

Xavier's 200-acre campus is surrounded by diverse, bustling neighborhood communities. Explore what they have to offer.
Cincinnati Neighborhoods

Discover the best ways to experience the city, including walking, public transportation, biking and driving.
Getting Around Cincinnati

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Launch Your Career

Xavier students gain real-world experience at Cincinnati's multiple Fortune 500 Companies. Read about them and find related majors.
Fortune 500 Companies

Mentors from Cincinnati's top businesses and organizations collaborate with Xavier students of all majors.
Businesses Partnering with Mentor Programs

99 percent of Xavier students are employed, attending grad school or working in service positions within six months of graduation.
Xavier Student Outcomes

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Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the most common questions about going to college in Cincinnati according to our regional admissions counselors.
Cincinnati FAQs

55% of students at Xavier University are from out of state. Search by state to find and connect with your regional Xavier admissions counselor.
Find Your Counselor

Not Able to Visit In Person?

You're in luck! Xavier University offers virtual tours so you can still see the campus and city.

Virtual Tour